Take a sip at local wineries

Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena

515 S Main St

Just a short drive from downtown Galena, Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery is great place for visitors to take in the scenic countryside while enjoying a 30-year tradition of family winemaking. Galena Cellars proudly offers over 40 award-winning wines. While at the vineyard, guests can tour the state-of-the-art facility and partake in a sensory program designed to assist in fully experiencing wine tasting with all of your senses. You will find many events going on at the vineyard, such as live music and art festivals. Galena Cellars also has a downtown location and tasting room where visitors can taste and purchase Galena Cellars wine.

Most popular wine: Eric the Red. Visit galenacellars.com.

Stone Cliff Winery 600 Star Brewery Dr, Dubuque

Family owned and operated in Dubuque, Iowa, Stone Cliff Vineyard is located in the rolling hills north of Dubuque, with production and tasting room located in the historic Star Brewery Building in the Port of Dubuque.

The Port of Dubuque location offers lunch Monday through Friday, appetizers, wine tasting, outdoor seating, a gift shop, production room tour by appointment only and a relaxing atmosphere. Bob and Nan Smith, the proprietors, planted the vineyard in 1995 and had their first product offering in 2001. Since

then, they have won numerous awards for their wines. Stone Cliff offers 14 different wines. Visit stonecliffwinery.com.

Rocky Waters Vineyard 2003 W Hanover Rd, Hanover

Located in the northeast side of Hanover, Rocky Waters Vineyard is a boutique winery dedicated to the pursuit of Marechal Foch, Leon Millot, St. Croix, along with white varietals of Lacrosse and St. Pepin. These varieties are results of the soils and climate of the 25-acre vineyard.

Rocky Waters offers 14 wines, which can be tasted and purchased in the tasting room and gift shop at the vineyard.

Visit rockywaters.net.

Fergedaboudit 4595 W Speer Rd, Hanover

Founded by Rosario Bruno, this winery located in the country side of Hanover showcases breathtaking views, award-winning wines and a fun atmosphere. Bruno has been making wine for four decades. Guests can sample their 14 different wines at the vineyard.

Visit fergedaboudit.com

Massbach Ridge Winery 8837 S Massbach Rd, Elizabeth Tucked away in the hills of Massbach, 7

miles southeast of Elizabeth, the winery has been growing grapes and making wine for over a decade. Visit massbachridge.com.